Coryanthes picturata

Coryanthes picturata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Coryanthes
Species: Crths. picturata
Binomial name
Coryanthes picturata
Rchb.f. 1864

Coryanthes picturata is an orchid species found in Central America.


The plant is found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with two to four flowers.


Plant should be grown in shade. Keep in intermediate to warm temperatures and water regularly. Pot in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Keep humidity high. Plants are usually grown in baskets.


Common Name: The Striking Coryanthes

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